Christopher Passmore, CPA, MBA, leads Withum’s Encino office as the partner in charge and specializes in assurance and business consulting services to emerging and middle market companies. While Chris services a wide variety of clients, he has developed a reputation as an expert in working with technology companies, professional service firms, franchised businesses and employee benefit plans. His podcast, the Social Media CPA, addresses issues and trending topics for business leaders in a digestible manner.
The San Fernando Valley Business Journal has recognized Chris as a Rising Star Accountant.
Aza Ghazaryan CPA, MBA, is a tax partner with over 15 years of experience in helping business minimize their tax liability. She provides tax compliance and consulting services to partnerships and high-net-worth individuals and serves businesses clients in various industries, including real estate, technology, manufacturing, restaurants, professional services and not-for-profit. Aza was included on the 2022 Los Angeles Business Journal’s Leaders of Influence list, and was a finalist in the San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s 2022 Women’s Council awards.